Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - Computer and Information Science

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
Sep 08, 2020
End of advertisement period
Sep 16, 2021
Ref
68094
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Description
The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Computer & Information Science is pleased to welcome applications for multiple teaching positions as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.  It is a very exciting time to be engaged in computer science education at Penn, as we are experiencing incredible growth and interest in CS courses at all levels, are developing new on-campus and online learning programs, and are rapidly growing the size of our faculty.

We are seeking dedicated, accomplished, full-time instructors to teach introductory-sequence courses, undergraduate electives, and Master’s-level courses in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software systems, cyber security, and other areas, starting in July 2020.

Additionally (see separate job posting), as part of our revamped teaching-track faculty career path, recently we introduced a Practice Assistant Professor position. This is a great career choice for teaching-focused faculty members who have a track record of published research in engineering education and are interested in developing innovative pedagogical techniques. Applicants are encouraged to apply for any/all positions for which they think they may be qualified.

Additionally, members of our teaching faculty have been working closely with our Director of Diversity & Inclusion to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges in our department. As such, within the applicants’ teaching statements, we welcome a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.

Qualifications
Phd in Computer Science or relevant discipline.

Application Instructions
We seek individuals who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names of 3 references. Other supporting documents are optional.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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